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Tiburon Walking Tour #1: From the Coast Miwok to the Coming of the Railroad

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Stop At: San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, CA

We will always be walking along the San Francisco Bay waterfront and viewing the City and the Golden Gate Bridge from Tiburon. While walking toward Lyford's Stone Tower, I will discuss the history of the Coast Miwok indigenous people, the early exploration of the area and its first settlers. Walking back to Main Street, I will discuss the history of Angel Island and Belvedere.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Lyford's Stone Tower, 2034 Paradise Dr, Belvedere Tiburon, CA 94920, USA

This is the original entrance to Lyford's Hygeia, a vision held by Dr. Benjamin Franklin Lyford to create the greatest, healthiest resort and residential community in the world in Tiburon. While there, I will discuss his life and his plans for Hygeia, and we will begin to view Angel Island and talk about its history and conservation.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Angel Island State Park, Pier 41, San Francisco, CA 94109

We will view and talk about the history of Angel Island as an immigration station, a quarantine station, a military outpost and a Nike missile base. We DO NOT visit Angel Island on this tour. We view it from the Tiburon waterfront.

Duration: 20 minutes
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Departure Point
10 Main St, Belvedere Tiburon, CA 94920, USA
Departure Time
1:30 PM
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Stroller accessible
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • The walking is not strenuous, but there is one section which requires some uphill walking.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
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Reviewed September 1, 2019 via mobile

Elliott was very well prepared with extensive knowledge, pictures and entertaining stories of the colorful past of Tiburon. My wife and I enjoyed it thoroughly.

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